Creative Performance Inc. begins working with DevelopmentNow

Portland, OR, March 17, 2014  — DevelopmentNow, a Portland, OR based mobile and social media solutions agency, has hired Creative Performance Inc. (CPI), a national leader in financial and operational consulting for the marketing services industry, to perform an in-depth Agency Performance Audit.  CPI will work closely with DevelopmentNow to analyze their current agency practices surrounding People, Process and Technology to provide actionable recommendations for improvement.

“We look forward to working with DevelopmentNow,” states Vanessa Edwards, President of CPI. “Over the coming months, we will be working closely with them to refine their operational capabilities, staffing plan, financial plan and operational/financial reporting in order to better prepare their organization for sustained and aggressive growth.”

About Creative Performance

Creative Performance Inc. is a niche-consulting firm for the Marketing Services industry.  They specialize in measurably improving their client’s throughput, resourcing, realization rates, utilization rates and project profitability, while protecting creativity.  The CPI management team consists of former agency owners, focused exclusively on empowering agency principals to achieve their business and cultural goals.  CPI brings a balanced approach that emphasizes harmony between People, Process and Technology.  Clients include small, mid-market and enterprise organizations across North America. CPI is an Oracle Agile PLM Gold Partner and Workamajig® Expert Partner, tackling their most complex and sophisticated clients, including their largest enterprise deployment: a 1,300 person, 22-office agency.


About DevelopmentNow

Located in sunny Portland, OR, DevelopmentNow is a mobile and social media solutions company that provides innovative and effective technology solutions to help businesses engage users, clients and vendors regardless of device or location.  Capabilities include mobile solutions, native apps, social networking, and web-development, hosting consulting and capacity planning.  They enjoy clients that include Fortune 1,000 companies such as Microsoft, Kelly Services, Manheim, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Ogilvy, Remy Cointreau, Sherwin-Williams, and Time Warner Cable among others.

About: CPI

Creative Performance Inc. (CPI) is a marketing operations consultancy for the marketing services industry (both Agency + In-House). We specialize in improving our client’s Organizational Agility and Operational Resilience, through a seamless integration of industry best practices, mar-tech and business intelligence.  CPI is an AgencyStory®, Deltek®, Oracle Agile and Workamajig® partner.

About: Vanessa Vollum Edwards

Hailing from Portland, OR, Vanessa graduated from university with a degree in Philosophy. An amateur helicopter and fixed wing pilot since age sixteen, she began her first career as a pilot for LifeFlight. Upon completing her MBA, Vanessa was recruited by a fellow classmate into becoming the CFO/COO for a digital agency experiencing rapid growth. The agency was acquired in 2010. Over the last decade, Vanessa has built a strategic consultancy focused on empowering agency principals, accelerating growth, increasing profitability and deploying agency management software.  She is a founder of AgencyStory®, a patent pending curated analytics solution for the marketing services industry.

Contact CPI

We help agency leadership achieve their goals.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.